Enjoy a yoga flow in the ballroom or Wednesday evening listening to music on our front lawn. Explore our current experience offerings below.

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Take Care

Happy Hour Austin Texas

Happy Hour

Sunday - Thursday, 3-6pm

Photo by Levi Johnson

Upcoming Events


Happy Hour

Enjoy your favorite classic cocktails at the Parlor Bar Sunday - Thursday from 3pm - 6pm.

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Take Care at Hotel Ella

Each month, Hotel Ella hosts a health & wellness class or workshop devoted to one of the eight dimensions of wellness: physical/nutritional, emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, financial and environmental. Leave feeling rejuvenated & equipped with new tools to take care of yourself & be well. These events are free and open to the public. Check back soon for more details and to reserve your spot!


Around Town

Located in downtown Austin and just steps away from the University of Texas, Hotel Ella’s idyllic setting is one of the many reasons people love staying here. Most visitors arrive knowing that Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World, but it doesn’t take long to see that this city is also rich with history, culture and some of the best restaurants in the country.

  • Josephine House

    Josephine House

    The sister restaurant to Austin fine dining institution Jeffrey’s, Josephine House offers breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour and dinner in a charming cottage in the historic Clarksville neighborhood.

    Places to eat

  • Blanton Museum

    Blanton Museum

    A collection of world class art with an Austin vibe. Located on the University of Texas campus and walking distance from Hotel Ella, the Blanton Museum of Art is one of the largest university art museums in the country.

    Places to see

  • Moody Center

    Moody Center

    Austin's newest premier venue featuring over 150 nights of unique entertainment. Just six minutes from Hotel Ella, make this a place to visit while you're in town.

    Places To See

  • Kick Pleat

    Kick Pleat

    An established Austin women’s boutique featuring a well-edited selection of quality transition pieces from both notable designers, like Rachel Comey & Apiece Apart, along with under-the-radar, up-and-coming labels.

    Places to shop

  • Maufrais


    A custom hat shop with a Stetson Bar, ready to be perfectly shaped and fitted. Come for an Austin-inspired keepsake, stay for the personalized hat experience in a beautifully designed store.

    Places To Shop

  • Deed Eddy Pool

    Deed Eddy Pool

    Make a splash at the oldest man-made swimming pool in Texas! Cool off in the refreshing spring-fed waters on a sunny summer day, or take a few laps in the designated swimming lanes.

    Places To See

Need more recommendations? Feel free to call the front desk!